The Oakland Education Week in Review: 11/9-11/15

Last week, a parent critique on Tech’s minimesters, an Oakland native wins VP, housing solutions in Oakland and how OUSD can help, an interview with Toni Cook, looking at enrolment reforms for equity, the actual role played by cops in schools, the recent elections, and so much more please read, share and get involved Oakland:…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 10/19-10/25

Last week, great conversations on equity and segregation in Oakland, schools as polling places, too many student haven’t been showing up virtually and one district has been so bold as to threaten parents, some powerful homegrown work from the Black Literary Collective, a coup at the Reach Institute?, student homelessness is rising, and we continue…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 10/12-10/18

Its election season, we have the BLM and SoBEO voter guides, some amazing voting posters from OSA youth, an update on Oakland’s digital divide, the vast inequities in our schools and a forum with Integrated Schools, Equity Allies and Miriam from ep.5 of Nice White Parents on 10/21, teen voting on the ballot, lots of…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 10/4-10/11

last week, looking at a robust community response to COVID and the Literacy Liberation Center, lots on voting and the upcoming elections, the continuing digital divide issues, some great student posters around voting, a look at a secretive attempt to dismantle the Reach Institute, all that and more please read share and get involved Oakland:…


The Oakland education Week in Review Week in Review: 9/28-10/4

Last week, check out the school board candidates, OUSD passes a distance learning policy– and gets it right– including local hire requirements, a youth piece on the importance of allowing 16 and 17 year olds to vote for school board, Madison Park’s new building is ready, and lots on the digital divide and starting to…